LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Today's reading was not in a classroom, but in a waiting room at Arkansas Children's Hospital. 

Interactive displays and plush toys were given to kids like Harper and Embry, who were joined by a "Wonky Donkey" and a "Llama in Red Pajamas," as read by Jace and Landon. 

Research shows that resilience is increased when mixed with positive emotions. And that can mean reading fun stories together in a bright, colorful waiting room. 

As a bonus, we got a news report complete with an invisible microphone from Jace. This was the first celebrity story-time ever at Arkansas Children's Hospital!

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